An indoor flea market event where artists rent space for a one-day rummage sale to sell old, used, overstocked, unwanted art and supplies, equipment and materials at discounted prices. This is great place for artists looking to swap supplies or find bargains!
Free admission and open to the public! Street and lot parking is free.
While some artists might be taking credit/debit cards or check, like any rummage/garage sale, cash is the preferred form of payment. We suggest coming early for the best selection, and arriving later for the best deals.
Interested in renting space?
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org including your name, address, phone and idea of items you have to sell. You will receive an acceptance email in return.
Spots are approximately 8 feet by 4 feet
1 spot DCA member = $20
1 spot Non-member = $25
Electrical = $5
You can pay by cash, credit or mail/drop off a check to: Downriver Council for the Arts, 81 Chestnut, Wyandotte, MI 48192. You can also pay online below via Paypal. (Paying online includes a $2 service charge)
Set-up starting at 8:30am on April 14. Load out by 6pm. You are responsible for monitoring your space. Limited amount of space, first come-first served. Please arrive early to select your spot. We have room for about 30 vendors. Deadline to secure your spot is March 31. Electrical access available on a limited basis. The DCA will provide 2 chairs. You are responsible for any tables/displays and loading/unloading.
DanceSport Academy of Michigan presents
Saturday Night Dancing at the DCA
Saturday, April 14, 2018 7:00-8:00pm Tango group lesson with Alex and Pamela 8:00-10:00pm Ballroom & Latin Dance
Alex and Pamela from DanceSport Academy of Michigan will teach an Tango group lesson from 7-8:00pm and the Ballroom/Latin Dance will take place following the group from 8-10:00pm. The cost for the evening is $12/person. The evening will include music dj’d by Alex. Snacks and beverages will be included.
We encourage everyone to give this location a try. The Downriver Council for the Arts is located at 81 Chestnut in Wyandotte. The DCA is a historic building with wonderful possibilities for the dancing. The DCA regularly hosts art exhibits and offers classes and workshops in the arts.
Call the studio for more information or write to us via email 313-724-3262 or email@example.com
Cost: $12 per person (pay at the door) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Complimentary snacks and beverages.
The Downriver Poets & Playwrights present
National Poetry Month Celebration!
TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018 at 6:30 P.M.
Poetry is alive and well in Michigan! Come celebrate with us!
The Downriver Poets & Playwrights in association with our cultural partner, the Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA), are hosting a poetry reading night at the DCA. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Light Refreshments Served.
The theme of our Reading this year is “National Poetry Month, We Celebrate Poetry!” A fine collection of diverse poems and styles will be shared. This reading should offer something for everyone and every taste. (Sorry, no open mic at this event.)
Our guest poets for this event are Larry Thomas and Elizabeth Kerlikowske, both fine Michigan poets. Local Downriver poets reading include: Mary Louise Bahnemann, Patricia Barnes, Mary Ann Bozenski, Doug Brown, Kathy Gibson, David A. Grose, Esther Hollan, Pat Jurasek, Erik Krimmel, Randy LeBar, Joan LeBlanc, Kathleen Pachala, Arlene Reese, Gil Saenz, Anita Walters, Dennis White and George Wylie.
For information on the group, please contact the group leader, Dennis White, at firstname.lastname@example.org, please include “D.P.&P. Info” in subject box, thanks.
Group - Knit, Crochet, Stitch, Weave, Felt
Tuesdays in the Community Gallery 1pm - 3pm
Meet, mingle and trade inspiration with local knitters, crocheters, spinners, felters, weavers and needleworkers. Bring your own projects and have fun with a like-minded group. Open to teens and adults. All skill levels welcome.
Cost: $3 donation to the DCA. Starting January 30, 2018.
DanceSport Academy of Michigan presents DANCE LESSONS at the DCA!
Tuesdays in March 2018! 7-8:30pm Cha Cha and Tango taught by Pamela
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND ALL SKILL LEVELS! $60.00 for the month (4 classes) or drop-in for $18 a class. Classes are held March 6, 13, 20, and 27.
To register, call: 734-720-0671 or purchase at the DCA.
THE $5 ART GRAB BAG
This bag is filled with all sorts of handmade artful items. Each bag is different and definitely worth way more than $5! These bags are available in the DCA Gift Shop and can be purchased any time you're there. Sales of these grab bags go toward fundraising for special exhibits and events at the DCA. Why don't you pick one up and have a hand in bringing new and exciting art to the Downriver area?!
PAST EVENTS AND FUNDRAISERS
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The activities of the DCA are supported by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS and the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS. Please click on their logos to understand the importance of state government investment and the impact of public funding on the arts in our community.
Friday: Closed - open for special events
Sunday and Monday: Closed - open for special events
The Downriver Council for the Arts is a non-profit, 501(c)3 regional arts organization that represents, promotes and serves 21 Downriver communities in Southeast Michigan. Our mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Downriver communities by advocating and promoting the arts and providing opportunities for involvement and participation in arts and cultural activities. The Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or handicap. Funding for the DCA comes from grants, donations, membership, fundraising events, and gallery sales.